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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Officials welcomed a senior advisor from the Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development to Marquette this week. Mayor John Kivela, City Manager Bill Vajda, and others welcomed His Excellency Mohamed Al Hameli of the Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development. Al Hameli was in Marquette […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The President and CEO of an Upper Michigan company is the newest member of a statewide economic development group focused on improving business in Michigan. Brian Larcheof Escanaba-based Engineered Machined Products, Inc. has joined Business Leaders for Michigan as its newest member. Business Leaders for Michigan is […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It’s that time of year to look for deer. And in Michigan, your likelihood of bumper meeting antler has gone up. According to State Farm Insurance, Michigan is the fourth highest state for the car-deer crashes, up from fifth last year. Using its claims data and state […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police and detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team report the discovery of an operating meth lab at an apartment located at 1950 Presque Isle late last week. The lab was located on Friday by authorities after an investigation by the County Sheriff’s Office […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An Upper Peninsula bear farm will continue to be allowed to let paying customers pet cubs up to nine months old under a bill that passed the State Senate last week. The measure comes on the heels of new Department of Agriculture rules that limited patron contact […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Planning Commission is inviting all interested Marquette residents and business owners to participate in the final community visioning workshop tonight in Downtown Marquette. The purpose of this workshop is to determine the overall vision statement for the Community Master Plan. Two options have been […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Though Michigan saw its unemployment rate fall in September for the first time since April, it ended up with the fifth highest unemployment rate among all the states. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, most of the states saw their unemployment rates fall in September. In […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Department of Natural Resources says its draft Regional State Forest Management Plans, which are designed to help the DNR manage nearly 4 million acres of state forest lands, are now available for public review. The plans are posted on the DNR website,  michigan.gov/regionalforestplans, through Jan. 2. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities have released an update about the investigation into a fatal vehicle-pedestrian accident last night in South Marquette that claimed the life of one person. Marquette City Police say 31-year-old Thomas Pizziola of Ishpeming was killed when he was struck by a southbound semi-truck around 6:45 p.m. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The investigation is continuing this morning into a fatal vehicle-pedestrian accident in South Marquette. Few details are known at this time, but the accident was reported around 7 p.m. yesterday on U.S.41 South near the Econo Lodge Hotel. Reports say a pedestrian was hit by a truck […]

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